Gardner Mohr Architects : C.Mohr - Principle Architect
This project was developed in conjunction with Gardner Mohr Architects.
This was a complete renovation of an existing house on the shore of the South River, a saltwater estuary of the Chesapeake Bay. All new construction was limited by the proximity to the waterfront and the footprint of the existing house. The new design features a dramatic two-story living room space with spectacular views of the water. The Edgewater Residence also incorporates many eco-effective elements including exterior shades on all south and east-facing glass (with automated controls), a geothermal heating and cooling system, an energy recovery ventilator, radiant floor heating and moisture managed wall construction. The soaring butterfly roof shades the house, facilitates collection of rainwater for irrigation, and provides amply area for future solar collectors.
This project achieved a Gold rating under the USGBC's LEED for Homes program.